ACROSS (scènes de province) #4
Bénédicte Le Pimpec visits Nice from 15 – 18 November 2015

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ACROSS #4 – Geneva > Nice, from 15 to 18 November 2015

Talk with the curator on Monday 16 November, at 7:00PM, galerie Le 22 (22 rue de Dijon, Nice). Free entrance

Bénédicte Le Pimpec, curator and art critic

Bénédicte le Pimpec (born in 1986, France, lives and works in Geneva, Switzerland) studied Visual Arts at the European Art School in Brittany (2009) followed by a master in Curatorial Studies and Research at the HEAD (University of Art and Design – Geneva, 2011).

She curated or co-curated the exhibitions “Pastel is the colour of the defeat” a long-term research and exhibition project with the Fonds cantonal d’art contemporain, that explored the history of alternative art spaces and artistic production in the Geneva region (Broom Social Club, Geneva, 2011), “The Galápagos Principle” (Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2013) a three month evolving exhibition with about twenty artists, objects, movies or performances appearing in different places inside and outside of the Palais de Tokyo.
In 2015, she co-curated the exhibitions “Theatre of operations” (Théâtre de l’Usine, Geneva) and “darker and darker grows the landscape (la possibilité d’une île)” (Le Commun, Bâtiment d’art contemporain, Geneva).

Additionally, she collaborated on several exhibitions with Piano Nobile, a Geneva based independent art space; has been in charge of the coordination and production of the first Romanville Biennale (Romainville, 2011-2012) and was teaching assistant at the Geneva University of Art and Design, Switzerland for three years.
She is currently leading a research project on the relationship of historiography and contemporary art and is exploring notions of institutional critique and relation between art and politics.